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How Does A Wind Turbine Work? (access required)

A turbine transforms wind into mechanical or electrical energy that can be harnessed for practical use. Mechanical energy is most commonly used for pumping water in rural areas. Wind electric turbines generate electricity for homes and businesses and may be ...

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Boothill’s First Resident: John Hicks (access required)

In 1878, Tombstone’s first cemetery was laid out on a rocky hillside facing the Dragoon Mountains. It eventually became know as Boothill and was the resting place for many of Tombstone’s notorious gunslingers and ruffians. After a time, the town’s ...

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Museum Of Northern Arizona: A Home For A Sloth (access required)

In 1928, Dr. Harold and Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton established a museum in Flagstaff to house Native American artifacts and natural history specimens from the Colorado Plateau. The Coltons, who were originally from Philadelphia, dreamed of creating a place where a ...

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